“Times when my videos got picked up by public homophobic accounts, it opened me to transphobia because the vast majority of Nigerians are transphobic,” she tells Minority Africa.
Over 70% of prison inmates in Nigeria are pre-trial detainees who have not seen a day in court. Law clinics can improve access to justice for minoritized communities and women, why aren’t they more commonplace?
This agreement covers, among other things, scholarship programmes, executive and vocational education, and institutional capacity enhancement for educational institutions.
…Nigeria grapples with this environmental health threat. Worldwide, approximately 400 million tons of plastic waste are generated annually, equivalent to 12 tons per second.
In a heartwarming display of solidarity, Ofu K’Idoma for Unity and Development Association, a prominent socio-cultural organisation based in Abuja, has stepped up to provide much-needed aid to communities ravaged by recent violent crises. Amid the absence of support from state, federal, and local government authorities, affected communities in Apa and Otukpo Local Government Areas of Benue State, including Ikobi, Opaha, Ugbobi, Umogidi, Ojantelle, and Ijegwu, have found solace in the generosity of Ofu K’Idoma. Led by its Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Abechi, the organisation made a heartening donation of essential food items to representatives of the affected communities. Expressing his regret over the lack of institutionalised support systems during emergencies, Mr. Abechi emphasised the importance of establishing a culture of corporate social responsibility within the local community. “We are laying a foundation for a culture of Corporate social responsibility such that our people can help others in need”, Abechi said. Accompanying him were Alhaji Dahiru Ali, the secretary of Ofu K’Idoma, and Tony Okwa, projects and community development committee chairman. Reacting, Chief Acha Ocheche, the village head of Ojantelle, spoke on behalf of the recipients, wholeheartedly expressing gratitude to Ofu K’Idoma for their kindness. He called upon other socio-cultural and […]
Children suffering from sickle cell disease are referred to as “Abiku” by the Yoruba and “Ogbanje” by the Igbo, which translate to mean “born to die” and children that come to cause suffering to their parents.
In April, communities in Benue state were attacked, leading to reports of 46 persons killed, although community members give the figure as 55 In this report, Jairus AWO visited the four communities of Entekpa ward – Umogidi, Upu, Olakpoga, and Iwili—in Otukpo local government area where the incident happened to capture the aftermath.
BBYDI reiterated its commitment “to providing youths with the necessary resources, opportunities, and guidance to unlock their full potential.”
He claimed that without assistance from foreign donor organisations, the Federal Government would find it challenging to manage.
Dr. Shior mentioned the food items available, which include: bags of beans, thousands of bags of rice, cartons of noodles, etc.